The courses required for application to the Mechanical Engineering program are: ME EN 172, ME EN 191, CE EN 103, PHSCS 123 or 220 (whichever you take first at BYU), and Math 112 or higher (whichever you take first at BYU). For more information, please see the Apply for the Professional Program page.
*Note: AP credits or concurrent enrollment credits do not count toward the prerequisites.
*Note: Students without high school physics should start with PHSCS 121.
Major companies notice the quality of students at BYU and hire them when they graduate. Some students choose to continue their education at a graduate school and are accepted into many prestigious schools. Here is a list of the top companies that hire BYU students and graduate schools that accept BYU students.
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The curriculum for students is designed to help them be ahead of the curve. View a list of all ME classes
Yes. Mechanical Engineering 191 is the new-student seminar class. It is worth 0.5 credit, and all ME students are required to take this course. Students should take it during their first year at BYU, and students must take it before they may apply to the program.
When transferring into the department, students should meet with the Undergraduate Advisor before registering for classes to evaluate their technical courses and to have help in planning their schedule for completion of remaining course work. View more information for transfer students.
The department owns many facilities that are available to students (see "Resources" section). This state of the art equipment allows students to gain valuable experience before entering the workforce. Many faculty do research that requires students help, and the department sponsors many different clubs and groups. Many of these groups have been recognized for their great research and world-class performance.